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2015 Buick Enclave vs. 2014 Audi Q5 hybrid Review

Comparison Review

Comfort
The Buick Enclave offers rear passengers about the same room to stretch out as the Audi Q5 hybrid, with comparable head- and legroom. The Buick Enclave offers just a little more front head- and legroom than the Audi Q5 hybrid, making it a little more comfortable for the driver and front passenger.

Convenience
The Audi Q5 hybrid requires fewer stops at the gas station than the Buick Enclave, making it more convenient to drive.

Cost
There are a lot of factors to consider when calculating the overall cost of a vehicle. The main consideration is Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP). When looking only at MSRP, the Buick Enclave will have less of an impact on your bank account than the Audi Q5 hybrid. Another consideration is the Destination Charge, which is a standard charge for transporting the vehicle to the dealer from where it's built. Both the Buick Enclave and the Audi Q5 hybrid have similar Destination Charges.

Dimensions
Since the Buick Enclave is much wider than the Audi Q5 hybrid, finding a wide enough spot in a parking lot may be a bit more challenging. If you go with the Buick Enclave, you may be circling the block looking for a space large enough to park more often than with the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Drivetrain
With somewhat higher torque, the Buick Enclave transmits power to its wheels a bit more effectively than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Handling
The Buick Enclave has a larger turning radius than the Audi Q5 hybrid, making it slightly more difficult to maneuver in and out of tight spots.

Performance
If you've got something you need to pull, the Buick Enclave will do just as well as the Audi Q5 hybrid, since they have about the same towing capacity. When it comes to horsepower, the Buick Enclave greatly out-muscles the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Utility
Soccer Moms and those who need to chauffeur around a lot of people will appreciate the Buick Enclave more than the Audi Q5 hybrid, due to its significantly greater seating capacity. With the Buick Enclave, you'll be able to haul more equipment or luggage than the Audi Q5 hybrid.

Warranty
The Buick Enclave comes with essentially the same basic warranty as the Audi Q5 hybrid.

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2015 Buick
Enclave

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MSRP*: $39,050 - $49,305

2014 Audi
Q5 hybrid

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MSRP*: $51,300
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Low APR Loan: -- --
Lease Incentive: -- --
City MPG: 16 - 17 24
Highway MPG: 22 - 24 --
Engine(s): V-6 Inline-4
Seating Capacity: 7 - 8 5 - 5
Basic Warranty: 4 years/50,000 miles 4 years/50,000 miles
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Side Crash Rating
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Invoice*: $37,098 - $46,840 $47,710

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